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 Tuesday, May 24 
Q&A: Jay Fitch, PhD, on what lies ahead for EMS leaders (EMS1)
After ten years of the Pinnacle EMS Leadership Forum, its founder discusses how the challenges and opportunities faced by EMS leaders have changed — and how they haven’t.

 Tuesday, May 24 
Fire school in Lexington to attract hundreds of firefighters (Lexington Herald Leader)
Hundreds of firefighters from Kentucky and other states will be in Lexington next week for a training conference.

 Tuesday, May 24 
Paramedic: American Medical Response, Lexington (Fayette) KY

 Tuesday, May 24 
EMT-B: Rural/Metro, Louisville (Jefferson) KY

 Monday, May 23 
Ketamine found more effective for treating highly-agitated patients during transport (EMS1)
Patients treated with ketamine were sedated 12 minutes faster than with average sedative.

 Monday, May 23 
Part-Time Paramedic: Woodford County EMS, Versailles (Woodford) KY

 Sunday, May 22 
Fallen Jessamine Co. paramedic honored at national memorial (WKYT)
It was an emotional night at the United States capital where one by one fallen EMS workers were remembered. Friends and family of fallen paramedics traveled to Washington D.C. to honor those they have lost.

 Saturday, May 21 
Emergency responders prepare for worst (Glasgow Daily Times)
Several public agencies and private medical facilities participated in a “live fire” exercise Wednesday in Glasgow to determine their preparedness for a disaster with significant numbers of injured people.

 Saturday, May 21 
National EMS memorial service closes out the 2016 weekend of honor (EMS1)
32 EMS professionals will be honored at the ceremony.

 Saturday, May 21 
Fallen Jessamine Co. paramedic being honored in Washington, D.C. (WKYT)
They rode for family; they rode for friends; some rode for complete strangers, but once the journey was through they were strangers no more.

 Friday, May 20 
A new agenda for EMS (EMS World)
As NHTSA seeks input for an updated EMS Agenda for the Future, has EMS kept pace with its prior plan?

 Friday, May 20 
National EMS Memorial Service closes out the 2016 Weekend of Honor (EMS World)
Families, friends and colleagues of the 32 EMS and air medical professionals who lost their lives in the line of duty will be in attendance.

 Friday, May 20 
Jessamine Fiscal Court votes for raises to employees, EMS workers (Jessamine Journal)
Paramedic shift workers will receive $1.50 more hourly, bringing their pay rate up to $11.75 per hour. Emergency medical technician (EMT) shift workers will receive $1 more per hour, which will make their new hourly rate $9.25.

 Thursday, May 19 
May Certificate of Need Newsletter (Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services)
The May edition of the Kentucky Certificate of Need Newsletter.

 Thursday, May 19 
Rescue boat was over capacity when it capsized in Kentucky River (Lexington Herald Leader)
State fish and wildlife officials say a Lexington fire and rescue boat carrying a deceased Raven Run hiker had too many firefighters in it when it capsized in the Kentucky River on March 19.

 Wednesday, May 18 
Report: Almost half of heart attacks are 'silent' (EMS1)
Each year more than 700,000 Americans have heart attacks and about 120,000 people die from them.

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